Archive for October 31, 2022


By Courtney Mares

South Korea’s Catholic bishops pray for Halloween crowd surge victims

Catholic bishops in South Korea offered condolences to the bereaved families of the more than 150 people killed in a... Read more

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By AC Wimmer

Why Pope Francis’ November prayer intention is for children who suffer

“There are still millions of boys and girls who suffer and live in conditions very similar to slavery,” the pontiff... Read more

President of the Italian Bishops' Conference Cardinal Matteo Maria Zuppi (center) attends the consistory for the creation of new cardinals at St. Peter's Basilica on Aug. 27, 2022, in Vatican City.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Analysis: The significance of Cardinal Zuppi celebrating with Summorum Pontificum pilgrims

The head of the Italian bishops’ conference, Cardinal Matteo Zuppi, presided over Vespers on Friday for an annual Traditional Latin... Read more

A woman carries a sign warning of the dangers of Proposal 3, the so-called "Reproductive Freedom for All" constitutional amendment, during an Oct. 15 rally at the state capitol building in Lansing. If the controversial proposal passes, it would mean the end of all abortion-related regulation in Michigan, including for children and minors.?w=200&h=150

By Michael Stechschulte / Detroit Catholic

In rare letter to all Detroit parishioners, archbishop warns of ‘extreme’ abortion initiative

Proposal 3 would have “vast and extreme” consequences for Michigan if it passes, Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron said. Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen (right)  arrives at a court for his trial in Hong Kong on Sept. 26, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Zen trial update: Defense calls for charges to be dismissed

Lawyers defending Cardinal Joseph Zen and five other Hong Kong democracy activists took the floor Monday in the West Kowloon... Read more

Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa takes a selfie with volunteers from WYD Lisbon 2023.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

President of Portugal registers for World Youth Day 2023: Here’s how you can participate

According to President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the event “will be the largest collective meeting ever in Portugal.” Read more

María Berenice Duque Hencker?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Colombia celebrates beatification of María Berenice Duque, foundress of three congregations

Mother María Berenice Duque Hencker, a Colombian nun who founded religious congregations, was beatified in Medellín on Oct. 29. Read more


By Katie Yoder

Total abortions decreased by 6% in the U.S. after Roe v. Wade was overturned

A pro-abortion group reported there were 5,270 fewer abortions in July and 5,400 fewer in August after the court’s June... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

U.S. bishops offer pro-family policy recommendations ahead of midterms

The USCCB has offered more than a dozen policy recommendations related to the health and well-being of women, children, and... Read more

Father Willie Doyle, S.J.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Will war chaplain Willie Doyle be Ireland’s next saint?

Doyle was an Irish military chaplain for the British Army who served heroically on the battlefields of World War I... Read more